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7th November 2017

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Composers or sound artists based in or born in the UK are invited to join the British Music Collection. Scroll down to find out more...
Photo: Na'ama Zisser, London-based composer featured in the British Music Collection.

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Susanna Eastburn
"Where would you go to find an eclectic and fascinating collection of 20th and 21st Century British art?"

Hugh Davies - Shozyg 1 & 2 (1969)

"Davies reveals the minute musical potential of all sorts of items including screwdrivers, egg slicers and scraps of metal..."

Solo Soprano - a portrait of Lol Coxhill (extract)

"Lol's playing was totally unique. When Solo Soprano was showed in Cafe Oto project space, people walked in off the street saying 'I can hear Lol Coxhill'."
"The work I'm doing could be compared to monks copying manuscripts by hand. I feel I could be considered a monk of the 21st Century..."

Derriere Le Miroir

Sohrab Uduman began his musical life as a clarinettist before going on to study composition in Birmingham with Jonty Harrison and Vic Hoyland.
We are starting to see the beginning of the transformation of the Collection into a world leading resource for new music discovery.
New Voices is a newly re-launched, annual composer support scheme that exists to raise the profile of the most talented and exciting new voices emerging in Britain today.

Solipsism Cinema

"The audio starts with the romantic sound of film going through projectors, the rhythm familiar to those of us that remember pre digital..."
Tihomir Ranogajec
by previous Sound and Music Intern and composer, Tihomir Ranogajec

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